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narrate

[ nar-eyt, na-reyt ]
/ 藞n忙r e瑟t, n忙藞re瑟t /
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verb (used with object), nar路rat路ed, nar路rat路ing.
to give an account or tell the story of (events, experiences, etc.).
to add a spoken commentary to (a film, television program, etc.): The Oscar-winning actor recently produced and narrated a new documentary on climate change.
verb (used without object), nar路rat路ed, nar路rat路ing.
to relate or recount events, experiences, etc., in speech or writing.
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Origin of narrate

First recorded in 1650鈥60; from Latin narr膩tus (past participle of narr膩re 鈥漷o relate, tell, say鈥), equivalent to n膩r(us) 鈥渒nowing, acquainted with鈥 (variant of gn膩rus; see cognition) + -膩tus -ate1

synonym study for narrate

1. See describe.

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British Dictionary definitions for narrate

narrate
/ (n蓹藞re瑟t) /

verb
to tell (a story); relate
to speak in accompaniment of (a film, television programme, etc)

Derived forms of narrate

narratable, adjective

Word Origin for narrate

C17: from Latin narr膩re to recount, from gn膩rus knowing
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